Discovery Communications to Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on Sunday, April 2

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day on Sunday, April 2, One Discovery Place will “Light It Up Blue” along with thousands of companies across the globe. For the ninth year in a row, Discovery Communications is proud to partner with Autism Speaks on their annual initiative, which aims to increase understanding, acceptance and further support of people with autism. In addition to lighting up our global headquarters blue, Discovery…

Discovery Turns Up the Dark for Earth Hour!

Saturday was World Wildlife Fund’s annual Earth Hour to raise awareness for climate change, and this year’s theme was Turn Up the Dark. Earth Hour challenged people all over the world to turn off their lights for one hour to demonstrate the need for action against climate change. At our global headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland we shut off our lights for 1 hour to show support for Earth Hour. And, of course, Discovery…

This Weekend’s What to Watch (February 17-19)

For many of us, this long weekend in honor of President’s Day signals the final long weekend until the start of summer. Luckily, we have plenty of premieres and thought-provoking shows to take your mind off the long winter months ahead. Here’s what’s coming up, starting tomorrow: The Zoo (Saturday, February 18 at 10PM ET/PT on Animal Planet): Animal Planet takes audiences on a first-ever, in-depth look behind the scenes at the Bronx…

This Weekend’s What to Watch (February 10-12)

What better way to brave this icy weather than with a weekend of Discovery and chill? (That’s a thing, right?!) Anyways, this lineup of weekend programming is one you won’t want to miss. From mind-bending science to side-splitting comedy, here’s what’s coming up starting this evening: Animal Nation with Anthony Anderson (Friday, Feb. 10 at 10PM ET on Animal Planet): Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Anthony Anderson hosts Animal Planet’s all-new weekly talk show,…

Team Ruff or Team Fluff? Who Will “Rise Up” In Puppy Bowl XIII?

The biggest Sunday in sports is just two days away, so who will be victorious in Puppy Bowl XIII? While some might think Sunday is all about the Patriots versus the Falcons, the paw-sitively hardcore fans know it’s all about Team Ruff versus Team Fluff. Check out this year’s starting lineup, which features newcomers Alexander Hamilpup and Blitz, among many more. Like every year, these star pups come from local animal shelters in…

Students in LA Say “Yes” to the Prom

For nearly 100 deserving students from Dymally High School in Los Angeles, CA, Wednesday was certainly one to remember. Kicking off its sixth year, TLC’s Say Yes to the Prom initiative brought more magic and made more prom dreams come true than ever before. For the first time, fashion icon Betsey Johnson joined TLC’s Monte Durham to host the day of mentoring, prom dress and tuxedo “shopping,” head-to-toe makeovers, and a red…

The Search Is On! Who Will Be America’s 2017 Top Young Scientist?

Today, Discovery Education and 3M launched the 10th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5-8.  This program offers young inventors the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be mentored by a 3M Scientist Mentor, compete for $25,000, and earn the title of “America’s Top Young Scientist.” The Challenge rewards curious students who use their science acumen and creativity to solve a problem in…

Beyond the Sparkle – Say Yes to the Prom is Back!

The glitz and glam of prom season is already upon us and we are thrilled to announce that TLC’s Say Yes to the Prom initiative is returning for its sixth year! Kicking off this month, the tour will reach nearly 1,000 underserved and academically high-achieving students in Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Chicago and Silver Spring, MD – turning prom dreams into realities and empowering students to continue thinking…

New Year Means New Shows Available on Hulu!

With the start of the new year, Hulu just announced its list of upcoming releases for January 2017, and there are a TON of new seasons of some of the most well-loved shows from Discovery, Investigation Discovery, Science Channel and TLC now available for streaming. What better way to spend these cold winter days than catching up on your favorite shows?! Here’s the complete list you can now enjoy on Hulu:…

Reflecting Back, Looking Ahead

As an eventful 2016 comes to a close, we are excitedly looking toward 2017 on the horizon and reflecting on some of our biggest milestones of the year – from talented executive hires to memorable network specials – realizing that this year has certainly been one for the books. And we wouldn’t be who we are without the support of fans and audiences across the globe that continue to inspire…